If all goes as deliberate—a giant if given Tesla’s historical past—the corporate will begin producing the highly-anticipated Cybertruck in late 2021. Someplace down the road, it is seemingly we’ll additionally see a smaller model of the electrical pickup, in keeping with a current tweet from CEO Elon Musk.
Responding to a query about the potential for a smaller truck for Europe, Musk mentioned a smaller Tesla Cybertruck is “extremely seemingly down the highway.” The tweet echoes Musk’s feedback in Might, when he tweeted that the Cybertruck will stay about the identical measurement because the idea and a smaller “world truck” will most likely observe.
Stretching round 230 inches in size, the Cybertruck we all know and love is roughly so long as a Ford F-150 crew cab brief mattress. It’s notably bigger than the Rivian R1T, with greater than a foot in size over its rival. The Tesla has a for much longer wheelbase in addition to a bigger mattress.
The upcoming Cybertruck will likely be obtainable in single-, dual-, and tri-motor configurations. Vary will range from round 250 miles to 500 miles, relying on the battery chosen. Within the strong tri-motor guise, the Cybertruck will be capable to tow greater than 14,000 kilos. Inside, the cabin can match as much as six folks.
It is unclear once we’ll see the smaller Cybertruck, and whether or not or not it’ll have the identical capabilities because the bigger truck, however we’re glad to know it is on Tesla’s radar. Additionally headed our method within the close to future is the Tesla Semi, which is at present anticipated to start deliveries in 2021. The lightning-quick Tesla Roadster will supposedly arrive throughout the subsequent few years, too, boasting a claimed 1.9-second 0-60 time and a spread of 620 miles.